Sealed Envelope Appearance

One of several descriptors for the high-power light microscopic appearance of GMS-stained Pneumocystis carinii, in lung biopsy and cytology specimens; the envelope’s ‘flap’ corresponds to the organism's folded membrane, and differentiates it from red cells and debris
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